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All Things Cage - Cage’s "Writing for the Second Time Through Finnegans Wake"

1 week 3 days ago
"All Things Cage" is a weekly program featuring conversations between Laura Kuhn, Director of the John Cage Trust, and Cage experts and enthusiasts from around the world. If youd like to propose a guest or a topic for a future program, write directly to Laura at lkuhn@johncage.org.Laura Kuhn presents the first recording of John Cages Europera 5, preceded by her reading Recollections of the Premiere Performance by Yvar Mikhashoff. This recording of Europera 5 was produced by Brian Brandt and released on the Mode Records label as Mode 36 in 1995, with performers Yvar Mikhashoff, Martha Herr, Gary Burgess, Jan Williams, and Don Metz. Europera 5 is the last and most diminutive of Cages operas " preceded by Europeras 1 & 2 (1984-1987) and Europeras 3 & 4 (1991) " and was instigated by pianist Yvar Mikashoffs desire for a small, more practical and portable, and more easily performed work in the series, which had its premiere in Buffalo at the North American New Musical Festival on April 12, 1991.
Wave Farm/WGXC 90.7-FM

The Radio Art Hour - Anna Friz, David Grubbs

1 week 3 days ago
Welcome to "The Radio Art Hour," a show where art is not just on the radio, but is the radio. "The Radio Art Hour" draws from the Wave Farm Broadcast Radio Art Archive, an online resource that aims to identify, coalesce, and celebrate historical and contemporary international radio artworks made by artists around the world, created specifically for terrestrial AM/FM broadcast, whether it be via commercial, public, community, or independent transmission. Come on a journey with us as radio artists explore broadcast radio space through poetic resuscitations and playful celebrations/subversions of the complex relationship between senders and receivers in this hour of radio about radio as an art form. "The Radio Art Hour" features introductions from Philip Grant and Tom Roe, and from Wave Farm Radio Art Fellows Karen Werner, Andy Stuhl, Jess Speer, and Jos Alejandro Rivera. The Conet Project's recordings of numbers radio stations serve as interstitial sounds. Go to wavefarm.org for more information about "The Radio Art Hour" and Wave Farm's Radio Art Archive.
Wave Farm/WGXC 90.7-FM

Turn On The News - Upside Down Biden

1 week 3 days ago
"Turn On The News" is the weekly newscast from the fictional Radio Network, with parody radio coverage of the radio and its headlines. Now with computerized news readers, and fewer meddling reporters, plus aggregated reporting, and automated music. Tune in "Turn On The News" each week for the latest news, radio art, and more from our robot reporters, making sure you hear both sides -- good and evil -- every time you "Turn On The News." It is often a mash-up of the week's news, and sometimes a radio news fantasy with song parodies and covers similar to "Dr. Demento" and comedy skits and more. The show airs at 3 p.m. Thursdays on WGXC, and also most weeks on WGRN, WRWK, KFUG, KACR, KRFP-LP, KMSW, and many other stations. Produced by Tom Roe at Wave Farm and WGXC. For more information go to: https://wavefarm.org/radio/wgxc/schedule/93bbe3
Wave Farm/WGXC 90.7-FM

The Michael Slate Show - Another LAPD Killing Spree: Why This Goes on and What Is Needed, with Michelle Xai & Junior from the LA Revolution Club; Rafael Kadaris on Internationalism; Arturo O'Farrill on Supporting the Movement for Revolution

1 week 4 days ago
We'll hear from two members of the Los Angeles Revolution Club on a recent string of LAPD police murders and the need for an actual revolution. From the RNL, Revolution – Nothing Less Show: Rafael Kadaris on Internationalism, The whole world comes first. Andy Zee interviews Arturo O'Farrill, Jazz musician and composer. They talk about his reaction to a recent series of interviews with the revolutionary leader Bob Avakian, and why he supports the movement for an actual revolution.
Michael Slate

Taylor Report - US-Canada losing their grip on Haiti narrative

1 week 4 days ago
The US and its partners have been trying to smear Haitian popular resistance to austerity plans and foreign troops. When fuel prices doubled overnight people took to the streets and there were a number of blockades. Ottawa and Washington blamed "gangs" and began to contemplate military incursions. But Haitians won't accept intervention and it is clear from debate at the UNSC that many states do not agree any longer that Washington-run operations are sacrosanct. Kim Ives puts the matter very clearly. Hopeful signs at the UN.
Unusual Sources

Sea Change Radio - Wood Pellets: The New Coal

1 week 4 days ago
Back in the 16th century, when England began to run out of trees, it started burning coal. And by 1700, most Brits were using coal as their main source of fuel. But then coal became scarce. To come full circle, today England is burning large amounts of wood again - much of it in the form of wood pellets from the US. Wood has somehow been designated as a renewable energy source since the Kyoto Protocol in 1992 and the repercussions have been devastating. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak to journalist Justin Catanoso, a journalism professor at Wake Forest University, about the dangers of this latest transition to a fuel source which is leading to deforestation and pollution. We learn about the wood pellet industry, manufacturing giant Enviva, and the wide-ranging problems caused by burning trees.
Sea Change Radio

TUC Radio - Marilyn Waring: Our economic system assigns no value to peace and to the preservation of the environment – Archive ONE of TWO

1 week 5 days ago
Marilyn Waring’s work and inspiring life are described in a documentary film by Terre Nash. I’m bringing back the soundtrack of this film to support a debate on the unquestioned need for economic growth at all cost and on what course to take to end the war on Ukraine. At age 22 (in 1974) Marilyn Waring became the youngest member of the New Zealand Parliament. She chaired the prestigious Public Expenditures Committee and became familiar with the Gross Domestic Product system and decided to disclose its pathologies in a film, her teachings at AUT University in Auckland and really her life as a feminist economist. The film, “Who’s Counting” traces her quest to explore how the fate of women and of the earth are irrevocably tied up with the deadly pursuit of economic growth. Marilyn Waring was shocked and dismayed when she learned that all countries that are members of the UN are forced to keep their books and design their budgets under the system of National Income Accounting. This GDP system counts only cash transactions in the market and recognizes no value other than money. This means there is no value to peace and to the preservation of the environment.
Maria Gilardin

- Building Bridges: Southern Workers Discuss New Campaigns to Unionize the South

1 week 5 days ago
Rebuilding the labor movement in the South is about workers building power through organization says Saladin Muhammad, cofounder of the Southern Workers Assembly. The UE is blazing new trails for the labor movement through the use of innovative and militant tactics to counter the continuing erosion of workers rights. Plant occupations, strategic organizing strikes, the establishment of fully functioning premajority unions, and the use of civil disobedience to defend workers rights have all been part of this work. Southern workers talk about the UEs broad, region-wide organizing strategy Organize the South, campaign in the least organized region of the country, where new investment is concentrating and manufacturing is expanding.
Anonymous

This Way Out - World Pride Vax Alert & global LGBTQ news!

1 week 5 days ago
Sydney World Pride preps for Monkeypox; the Golden Globes crown gay producer Ryan Murphy’s Lifetime Achievements; Delhi Pride marchers demand marriage equality, Algeria’s government suppresses Pride flags, Wisconsin Republicans block a conversion therapy ban, a U.S. federal judge finds West Virginia’s trans sports ban perfectly constitutional, and a Mexican “Karen” showers an affectionate gay couple with abuse, Those stories and more this week when you discover "This Way Out": the world's audio oasis for queer news and culture.
Lucia Chappelle

WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service - WINGS #40-22 Community Radio Ghana

1 week 6 days ago
Radio Guruna in Northeastern Ghana has lost its broadcasting tower to a climate disaster and is fundraising to get about $1,000 US to replace it with a cheaper one. In this interview, recorded at a radio conference in Argentina, Lydia Ajono describes many ways in which the station has benefited and engaged with its surrounding community, helping with big issues like climate change, agricultural conditions, health, employment, empowering girls and youth, and resolving inter-tribal conflict. Contact wings@wings.org for info if you want to donate.
WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service

The Children's Hour - Lungfish

1 week 6 days ago
This week on The Children's Hour, we learn about one of the most ancient animals to live on our planet, that is still alive today: Lungfish. Our guest, Dr. Irene Salinas studies lungfish at the University of New Mexicos Department of Biology. She will explain to us what lungfish are, and how they can survive both in the water, and on land for years. Lungfish not only breathe outside the water, they surround themselves in a cocoon while they are on land. Dr. Salinas has studied the cocoon and its amazing properties. Lungfish can regenerate all of their cells, including all their internal and external organs. The cocoon is full of anti-cancer properties, as well as other toxins that make predators not want to eat a slumbering lungfish out of water. Lungfish are ancient. They pre-date the dinosaurs on our planet, and their DNA is the longest of all creatures on Earth. We also have a book review from Nina on our Kids Crew of the latest in the Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: Young Changemakers. Mixed with great music, learn about the amazing lungfish with us this time on The Children's Hour.
Katie Stone
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